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Interview: Detroit mayor talks progress and the long road ahead for the Motor City

When Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan took office in 2014 in the aftermath of the Great Recession, there were roughly 40,000 deserted houses across the city. Thanks to a program that favors renovation over demolition, that number has now been cut in half, with many of the units set aside for affordable housing. Watch as Yahoo News' David Knowles and Duggan discuss the progress that has been made and efforts to maintain the city’s identity on the long road ahead.